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Enroll in GRAD 9110 Professional Career Foundations

January 27 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

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Practical tips to focus a job search, develop strategies to identify a meaningful career and empower you to make an impact. Through discussions, immersive activities and professional networking, participants will hone communication of their strengths and fit to employers’ needs to set themselves apart as top candidates. Enrollment preference given to second- and third-year doctoral students in any discipline. Invest seven Friday mornings for great impact on your career planning. We invite you to join this 1 cr. practicum facilitated by Executive Director of Careers Beyond Academia Susi Varvayanis.

Learning outcomes include:

  • Feel empowered to actively imagine and chart several professional paths beyond the university
  • Describe pros and cons of several career options and potential match
  • Have increased confidence to reach out to professionals, ask for advice, and build connections

Enroll in class number 19776. Runs Jan. 27-Mar. 16In person only in Kennedy Hall 105 @10am to noon on Fridays during the first seven week session. Priority given to 2nd-4th year PhD students–ALL DISCIPLINES WELCOME!


January 27
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Careers - Non-Academic
Focus Area
Build Your Skills, Create Your Plan, Prepare For Your Career
Transferable Skills
Leadership & Management